Ko nominated for top athlete

Ko had a stellar 2014, which included winning the B.C. Junior Girls’ Amateur Championship

Seventeen-year-old Victoria golfer Naomi Ko is the junior female athlete of the year nominee for the Sport B.C. Athlete of the Year Awards.

British Columbia Golf announced the nomination of five outstanding golfers in their respective categories for the Sport B.C. Athlete of The Year Awards. Doug Roxburgh, Jackie Little, Christina Proteau, Adam Svensson and Naomi Ko have each been nominated.

The gala event, held March 12 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, is the longest standing provincial sports award program in Canada to recognize the accomplishments of amateur athletes, coaches and officials.

Ko had a stellar 2014, which included winning the B.C. Junior Girls’ Amateur Championship and finishing runner-up at the B.C. Juvenile Girls’ Championship. She also added the CN Future Links Ontario title to her list of achievements for the year.

ddenton@vicnews.com

 

 

 

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